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  • ITS California Scholarship for Graduate Study in ITS

    The Intelligent Transportation Society of California has announced a $2,000 scholarship to attend graduate school in an ITS-related field at accredited California colleges. The deadline is March 1, 2013. For information, see www.itscalifornia.org.
  • Thank You, Dalene Whitlock

    Dalene Whitlock’s three-year term representing the Western District on ITE’s Board of Direction ends December 31st. Dalene, a principal engineer at Whitlock & Weinberger Transportation, Inc. (W-Trans), was elected as District Secretary-Treasurer in 2004, and served as our President in 2006-2007. Somehow during this span of 8 1/2 years she also managed to serve more >
  • Public Relations Committee Update

    A message from Chuck Huffine, our Public Relations Chairperson: The Public Relations Committee is off to a good start. We have developed procedures and have a good idea of the types of news items that we would like the rest of the world to know about – the accomplishments of the Western District and more >
  • Rory Grindley Appointed As District Administrator

    Rory Grindley, a former President and International Director of our District, has been appointed to a 5-year term as our District Administrator, replacing Jenny Grote who will soon become one of our International Directors. Among Rory’s notable achievements while he was president in 2002 was the creation of our student initiatives program. Rory will more >
  • We Need All Members’ Email Addresses

    Did you know that 503 of our members, or 11% of our District membership, don’t provide us with an e-mail address? As a result, we can’t reach them when we’re sending time-sensitive messages.  Your work mates or fellow ITE members in your section might be among them. Joe de la Garza, our District’s Membership Chair, more >
  • Western District Members Honored at ITE International Meeting

    Many of our Western District Members received honors at the ITE International Annual Meeting held in August in Atlanta, GA.  The following is a list of all the honorees.  Congratulations to everyone! Award 2012 Awardee Burton W. Marsh Distinguished Service Award Rich Romer (Posthumous) Transportation Achievement Award – Operations City of Centennial, CO and more >
  • Cathy Leong & Jonathan Upchurch Honored at District Meeting

    Among the honorees at this year’s Western District Annual Meeting were Cathy Leong and Jonathan Upchurch.  Ms. Leong, who built the Western District Student Endowment Fund to over $300 thousand, was presented with the District’s Individual Achievement Award.  Mr. Upchurch, a former International President and long-time educator, was presented with the District’s Lifetime Achievement Award. Congratulations to you more >
  • New Committee Chairs

    We have new committee chairs serving the District. Neelam Sharma will be our new Career Guidance Chair, Justin Link will be our Website Manager, and Past President Alyssa Reynolds will chair the Advisory Committee. Danielle Scharf has been reappointed to serve a new term chairing the Student Initiatives Committee.
  • Remembering Paul Box, Willa Wilcox Mylroie-Fassett, and Rich Romer

    Our District has recently lost three distinguished members.  We will miss these colleagues and friends: Paul Box (1923-2012) was a recipient of ITE’s Burton W. Marsh Distinguished Award. His memorial service will be held in Scottsdale, Arizona July 29th. He is perhaps best known as author of the “Manual of Traffic Engineering Studies” that more >
  • 2012 Award Winners

    The following is the complete list of award winners at this year’s Annual Meeting in Santa Barbara. Congratulations to all the winners! Award 2012 Awardee Individual Achievement Award Cathy Leong Lifetime Achievement Award Jonathan Upchurch Student Endowment Fund Contributor Recognition Northern California Section, Washington Section, Whitlock & Weinberger Transportation, Inc., and Ken Ackeret Endowment more >